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ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT FOUNDATION (AvH): Humboldt Research Awards Program



The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in future are eligible to be nominated for a Humboldt Research Award. Eligible to be nominated are eminent foreign researchers at the peak of their academic careers and in leading positions, such as full professors or directors of institutes. Award winners are invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research project with specialist colleagues at a research institution in Germany. The stay may be divided up into blocks. Nominations may be submitted by established academics in Germany. Direct applications are not accepted. The award is valued at 60,000 EUR.

Application Deadline: Applications may be sent at any time. A committee reviews the applications in both the spring and fall annually.